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Alleged (horse)

Alleged
Sire Hoist The Flag
Dam Princess Pout
Grandsire Tom Rolfe
Damsire Prince John
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1974
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Mrs. June H. McKnight
Owner Robert Sangster. Racing colors: Emerald green, royal blue sleeves, white cap, green spots.
Trainer Vincent O'Brien
Record 10: 9-1-0
Earnings $636,775
Summary
Alleged is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Princess Pout by Hoist The Flag. He was born around 1974 in the United States, and was bred by Mrs. June H. McKnight.
Major wins

Great Voltigeur Stakes (1977)
Gallinule Stakes (1977)
Royal Whip Stakes (1977, 1978)
Prix du Prince d'Orange (1978)

French Classic Race wins:
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (1977, 1978)
Awards
Champion 3-Year-Old Colt - England & France (1977)
European Horse of the Year (1977)
Champion Older Horse in France (1978)
Timeform rating: 138
Honors
Champion Broodmare Sire in France (1998)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 27, 2006

Alleged (1974–2000) was a champion American-bred Thoroughbred racehorse best remembered as winning back-to-back Prix de l'Arc de Triomphes in 1977 and 1978. Trained by Vincent O'Brien in Ireland and ridden by Lester Piggott, this front-running horse was undefeated in all but one of his appearances, that being second to Dunfermline in the 1977 St. Leger Stakes. His Timeform rating of 138 marks him out as one of the great thoroughbreds in racing history.

Retired after the 1978 racing season, he stood at stud at Walmac International near Lexington, Kentucky and sired four champions. Among them was Miss Alleged who won several graded stakes races in France and the United States including the 1991 Breeders' Cup Turf and the Hollywood Turf Cup Stakes. She was voted the 1991 Eclipse Award for Outstanding Female Turf Horse. Alleged is the grandsire of 2005 Grand National winner, Hedgehunter.

Alleged died in 2000 from the infirmities of old age and is buried at Walmac International.

Breeding

Pedigree of Alleged
Sire
Hoist The Flag
Tom Rolfe Ribot Tenerani
Romanella
Pocahantas Roman
How
Wavy Navy War Admiral Man o' War
Brushup
Triomphe Tourbillon
Melibee
Dam
Princess Pout
Prince John Princequillo Prince Rose
Cosquilla
Not Afraid Count Fleet
Banish Fear
Determined Lady Determine Alibhai
Koubis
Tumbling War Admiral
Up The Hill

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